- the long hair growing from the top or sides of the neck of certain animals, as the horse or lion
- long, thick human hair
Origin: Middle English from Old English manu, akin to German mähne from Indo-European an unverified form mono-, neck (from source Sanskrit mányā, nape of the neck, Welsh mwn, neck), probably from base an unverified form men-, to project from source menace
- maned adjective
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- The long hair along the top and sides of the neck of certain mammals, such as the horse and the male lion.
- A long thick growth of hair on a person's head.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English manu.